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Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

"WESTERDALE, a parish in the eastern division of the liberty of LANGBAURGH, North riding of the county of YORK, 7 miles S.S.E. from Guilsbrough, containing 281 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the, peculiar jurisdiction of the manorial court of Westerdale, and in the patronage of the Rector of Stokesley. Fifteen children are instructed for 15 per annumi arising from a rent-charge of 3, given by Jane Duck, in 1734, and certain land left by Mary Fish, in 1741."

[Transcribed by Mel Lockie from
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1835]

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